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“The Balasore Connection” by Dr. Rabin...

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‘Ms. Anne Morddel reviews the book ‘In...

Tweet I am happy to share with you that my book “The Last Post: Inscriptions on French graves in India” has been reviewd in “The French Geneology Blog” by Ms. Anne Morddel (http://french-genealogy.typepad.com/genealogie/2012/04/french-graves-in-india.html). I am reproducing the review below, with the kind permission of Ms. Mordell. …..     …..   “French Graves in...

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Tweet   Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothashanam: Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothashanam Start date: 29-12-2012 End date: 02-01-2013 Venue: Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam, Kasaragod district, Kerala.The Theyyam festival at Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothashanam in Kasaragod district, which takes place usually in the month of December is a noted event. The typical luster and radiance associated with Theyyam can be witnessed...

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Tweet Sunday, July 29, 2012 Multifaceted writer Puneetinder Kaur Sidhu The writer of over a dozen books, KJS Chatrath is a reluctant bureaucrat, staunch Francophile or irrepressible itinerant and blogger He worked for the Indian Administrative Service before retiring as the Director General of Odisha’s Administrative Officers’ Training Academy in 2003. He also holds a Ph.D. from the University of Paris...

“The awesome Francois Mitterand library, Par...

Tweet Today, 6th May, 2012 is an important day in France as the Presidential election is taking place. So I decided to put up an article on a French subject. But following my life long prctise of strict civil service neutrality, I have chosen a subject which is totally apolitical. It  deals with  seeking of knowledge in the form of a visit to the most awesome library in Paris, France. On way to the libray from the metro...

“The Last Post: Inscriptions on French Grave...

Tweet Brief description of the book: While some of the British cemeteries in India are well known, not much is known about the Portuguese and the French cemeteries in India. This work deals with the French cemeteries and graves in India. Major French cemeteries in India are located in the erstwhile French colonies in India- Pondicherry, Karikal, Chandernagore, Yanam and Mahe, while there are also some scattered onces in...